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Salvelinus lonsdalii  Regan, 1909

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Salmoninae
Etymology: Salvelinus: Old name for char; it is the same root of german "saibling" = little salmon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Regan.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?; 55°N - 54°N, 4°W - 2°W

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Europe: Haweswater (Cumbria) in England, United Kingdom.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Distinguished from congeners in British Isles by having the following combination of characters: flank bluish brown with numerous orange spots; interorbital space convex; eye diameter smaller than snout length at 12-14 SL, 4.5-5.3 times in HL; lower jaw length more than 2/3 of HL in adult males; snout conical, pointed, upper jaw not protruding; maxilla extending to posterior margin of eye in adult males (Ref. 59043).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits deep lake. Attains a maximum size of up to about 15 cm SL (Ref. 59043).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 1972. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp. (Ref. 59043)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (B1ab(v)+2ab(v))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00464 - 0.02058), b=3.03 (2.86 - 3.20), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .